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Appeal after serious collision involving car and motorcycle on A19 south of York

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Police are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a serious collision on the A19 yesterday.

At about 1.45pm on 17 July 2019, a collision occurred between Deighton and Crockey Hill. It involved a red Ford Fiesta and a black Piaggio motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a 17-year-old, received serious injuries. An off-duty officer was one of the first to arrive at the scene, and provided medical care until the emergency services arrived.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance, where he is continuing to receive treatment for his injuries.

The road was closed while emergency services worked at the scene, and re-opened at 4pm.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, saw either vehicle involved prior to it, or may have relevant dash-cam footage, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police. Please dial 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Richard Clarke, or email richard.clarke@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Quote reference 12190129546 when passing information.

Last modified: July 18, 2019